CNIPA has the following institutions:

1. General Office. The General Office is responsible for the daily operation of the CNIPA, and works on safety, confidentiality, public complaints, open government, informatization, etc. It also conducts policy research, organizes and carries out work related to intellectual property publicity, and releases important government information.

2. Department of Treaty and Law. The Department of Treaty and Law coordinates and puts forward plans for the drafting ...

Department Functions

These Regulations are formulated in accordance with the Decision of the CPC Central Committee on Deepening the Reform of Party and State Institutions, the Plan for Deepening the Reform of Party and State Institutions, and the Institutional Reform Plan of the State Council approved by the First Session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC), which were deliberated and adopted at the Third Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) is a vice-ministerial-level state agency under the State...


Introduction of CNIPA Emblem

CNIPA emblem is made up of five stars and the letters "I" and "P".

The left half of the emblem consists of one big star and four smaller ones, symbolizing CNIPA's nature of a governmental department and its authoritativeness. The five-star pattern also represents the People's Republic of China.

The letters "I" and "P" on the right half of the emblem are the abbreviation of "intellectual property", making it more identifiable while used in the international stage.

The emblem uses red and blue colors. The red color represents China while the blue indicates intelligence and information.

Steady and progressive as a whole, the modern and dynamic emblem reflects that CNIPA, as a state-level authority of IPR protection, exercises the power of protecting IPRs on behalf of the state and is making greater contribution to China's sci-tech progress and economic development...